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The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by Palestinians.

With annexation on the horizon, Mahmoud Abbas has issued a familiar threat. But with an ill-prepared PA and so much at stake, will he really go through with it?

Opposition leader says Netanyahu embarrassing Israel

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Opposition leader says Netanyahu embarrassing Israel

Yair Lapid launched as a scathing attack against Benjamin Netanyahu, whose corruption trial is the talk of the country.

UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

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UN envoy demands Israel abandon West Bank annexation plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex the Jordan Valley and Jewish settlements in the West Bank in line with US President ...

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

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Vatican expresses ‘concern’ regarding Israeli West Bank annexation plans

The Vatican says it is concerned over Israeli plans to annex parts of the West Bank following a meeting between its chief foreign policy official and a top Palestinian negotiator.

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Lebanese security chief in 'secret meeting' with Assad regime

Lebanon’s director of general security, Major General Abbas Ibrahim, crossed into Syria for a meeting with Assad regime officials.

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Palestinian leader Abbas threatens Israel security coordination

Mahmud Abbas said Israeli annexation of any parts of the occupied West Bank would ruin chances for a two-state solution.

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Billionaire Saudi banking tycoon dead at 79, family says

Saleh Abdullah Kamel, founder of the banking and real estate conglomerate Dallah Albaraka Group, died in a hospital at age 79.

Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

Amr Salahi

Thousands of Palestinians stranded by coronavirus appeal for repatriation

Thousands of Palestinians, most of them students, have been left stranded and out of pocket around the world as Arab countries refuse them leave ...

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Dalal Yassine

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Comment: Seventy-two years after the Nakba, Israel and the United States continue to deny the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their ...

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Ramona Wadi

Annexation in the shadow of the Nakba

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plans for annexation build on a legacy of impunity for colonial violence, tacitly approved by the international ...

EU countries considering sanctions if Israel annexes West Bank

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EU countries considering sanctions if Israel annexes West Bank

European officials will meet on Friday to discuss ways they could deter Israel’s annexation plans, including barring Israel from trade ...

US official mocks Iran over prisoner exchange proposal

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US official mocks Iran over prisoner exchange proposal

The United States and Iran clashed on the prospect of a prisoner swap, with a US official mockingly urging the adversary to send a plane to ...

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Palestinians say Israel targeting prisoners' bank accounts

Israel has reportedly targeted the families of Palestinian prisoners amid severe economic pressure caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Kareem Chehayeb

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

The decision to bar Palestinians from returning to Lebanon amid a repatriation drive highlights entrenched discrimination in the country.

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Jailed Australian-British academic 'has attempted suicide' multiple times

Jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has "attempted suicide" multiple times in Iranian prison, the spouse of another detainee ...

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Amnesty slams Palestinians' freedom of expression arrests

Amnesty International slammed the detentions as a "pattern of arbitrary arrests" of Palestinians for voicing their opinions.

Annexation: Mahmoud <em>Abbas</em> threatens to cut agreements with Israel

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Annexation: Mahmoud Abbas threatens to cut agreements with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to cut all agreements with Israel and the US if annexation goes ahead.

Hugh Lovatt

Israeli annexation cements a one-state reality in Palestine

Israel's unrelenting drive to settle the occupied West Bank, combined with international timidity, has led to the unravelling of the two-state ...

Palestinians renew West Bank virus emergency lockdown

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Palestinians renew West Bank virus emergency lockdown

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has extended a coronavirus lockdown in the West Bank, but said some businesses will be reopened.

Lebanon-born Palestinian refugee barred from Beirut-bound Covid-19 evacuation flight

Gasia Ohanes

Lebanon-born Palestinian refugee barred from Beirut-bound Covid-19 evacuation flight

Lebanon said it will not allow Lebanese-born expatriated Palestinian refugees on coronavirus evacuation flights, leaving them stranded abroad ...

Iran rulesout Cold War-style hotline with US

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Iran rulesout Cold War-style hotline with US

Iran has had tense encounters at sea for years with the US Navy in the Persian Gulf, through which 20 percent of its oil passes.

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